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Environmental Taxation in China and Asia Pacific: Achieving Environmental Sustainability Through Fiscal Policy

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Edited by: Lawrence Kreise, Julsuchada Sirisom, Hope Ashiabor

ISBN13: 9780857937759
Published: September 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £80.00

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Environmental Taxation in China and Asia-Pacific contains an integrated set of detailed chapters providing insights and analysis on how fiscal policy can be used to achieve environmental sustainability. Highly topical chapters include energy tax policy in China, environmental fiscal reform, carbon tax policy in northeast Asia and environmental taxation strategies in China, Asia and Australia, as well as many other relevant topics. Written by distinguished environmental taxation scholars from around the world, the emphasis of this book is on finding solutions to environmental problems which merit serious consideration by policy makers as well as academics in environmental law and other academic disciplines.

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Foreword Mr. Rae Kwon Chung, Director, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Former Climate Change Ambassador, The Republic of South Korea) PART I: ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION STRATEGIES IN CHINA 1. Greening the Dragon: Energy Tax Policy in China Walter Wang 2. Policy Design of Environmental Tax in China Jinnan Wang, Chazhong Ge, Shuting Gao and Yajuan Ren 3. Lagging Behind or Catching Up? A Comparison of Chinese and European Environmentally Related Taxes Kris Bachus and Jing Cao 4. Assessment of Fiscal Intervention Measures in China: Perspectives from Environmental Macroeconomics Seck L. Tan and Dodo J. Thampapillai 5. Study on the Design of Wastewater Environmental Tax: From Wastewater Pollutant Discharge Levy to Environmental Tax Chazhong Ge, Shuting Gao, Yajuan Ren, Guili Sun and Feng Long PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION STRATEGIES IN ASIA 6. Selling Climate Change Mitigation Measures - The Co-benefits of Environmental Fiscal Reform Jacqueline Cottrell 7. Carbon Tax Policy Progress in Northeast Asia Xianbing Liu, Kazunori Ogisu, Sunhee Suk and Tomohiro Shishime 8. Approaching Environmental Fee to Plastic Bag Waste Management in Ho Chi Minh City Supermarkets Le Nguyen Thuy Trang and Nguyen Thi Hai Yen PART III: ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES TO REDUCE VEHICLE EMISSIONS IN ASIA-PACIFIC 9. Mandating Emission Targets Can Significantly Reduce Road Transport Emissions in Australia Anna Mortimore 10. Enhancing Green Tax Measures Concerning Energy Use in Hong Kong Yuzhu Lu 11. Prospects of South African Vehicle Emissions Tax Reducing CO2 Emissions Rudie Nel and Gerhard Nienaber 12. Australia Tax Reform for Sustainable Transportation Prafula Pearce PART IV: ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA 13. The Political Economy of Australia's Proposed Resource Rent Taxation Scheme Hope Ashiabor and Moira Sacccasan 14. Australia's Proposals to Tax Coal Super Profits: A Cautionary Tale for the Environment Bill Butcher Index